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Albinus, Bernhard Siegfried (1697-1770)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.864-868
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Albinus, Bernhard Siegfried (1697-1770)
Date(s): c 1760
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 5 volumes
Name of creator(s): Albinus | Bernhard Siegfried | 1697-1770 | German anatomist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Bernhard Siegfried Albinus (originally Weiss) was born, 1697 at Frankfurt (Oder); stuided medicine at Leiden University, 1702-; Lecturer at Leiden University on anatomy and surgery, 1719-1721; Professor of Anatomy and Surgery, Leiden University, 1721-1745; Professor of the Practice of Medicine, 1745-; died, 1770.

George Paterson [1734-1817] matriculated at Leyden University on March 4th, 1763.


Scope and content/abstract:

Volumes entitled, "B.S. Albini dictata in Physiologiam", probably a set of manuscript lecture notes used by George Paterson. Each volume has an engraved title-page dated 'Joh. Le Mair. 1755' with the MS. title written in on the centre panel.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

In 5 volumes.

Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented 1947.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Aug 2008

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